FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 22

2021-03-25T15:08:50-04:00

News release provided by the FAA. Please direct related questions to the FAA.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on April 22 will implement the first phase of the South-Central Florida Metroplex, the agency’s plan to move flights more safely and efficiently across the southern half of the state. Metroplex procedures will allow flights that are more direct and have more efficient climb and descent profiles. The agency will publish 54 new procedures on April 22. Seventeen of the procedures will require additional training of air traffic controllers and automation upgrades at air traffic control facilities before they can be implemented. [...]

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 222021-03-25T15:08:50-04:00

Airport Authority Launches Interactive Map

2021-03-09T09:37:04-05:00

GIS Parcel Viewer Shows Land Available for Lease Punta Gorda, FL (March 8, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) has launched an interactive map for PGD AviEx to help streamline commercial and aviation development on airport land. The interactive GIS map was developed to help businesses identify parcels at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) most suitable for their development needs. All of the parcels available for lease, whether airside or landside, are in the Interstate Airport Park and enjoy business-friendly ECAP zoning guidelines. “We are excited to launch this interactive tool to help planners, developers and investors who are considering a Southwest Florida [...]

Airport Authority Launches Interactive Map2021-03-09T09:37:04-05:00

“View from the Tower” Now Online

2021-03-01T12:06:50-05:00

2020 Annual Summary While 2020 has been a challenging year, PGD has forged ahead with airport improvements and passenger enhancements. Be sure to check out our interactive PDF for a high-level summary of last year's operations, projects, finances, marketing and future developments – complete with photos, graphics and links for those that want to take a deeper dive. We appreciate all our airport stakeholders' continued engagement and support of our mission; serving the community and business through aviation. Return to PGD BUZZ

“View from the Tower” Now Online2021-03-01T12:06:50-05:00

Board Chair Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-03-05T12:25:50-05:00

James W. Herston, P.E. is Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Straight talk on Punta Gorda Airport’s future PUNTA GORDA (Feb. 28, 2021) - As Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) Board, I am pleased to connect with The Daily Sun readers. You’ve likely seen a flurry of news coverage over the past six months as the CCAA discussed potentially entering into the FAA’s Airport Investment Partnership Program (AIPP). I’d like to provide some clarification on discussions related to privatization and the Board’s structure, and invite you to stay engaged as [...]

Board Chair Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-03-05T12:25:50-05:00

Snack Shack Now Open!

2021-02-10T14:35:22-05:00

Self-Serve Fresh & Frozen Food Vending Options Expanded Punta Gorda, FL (Feb. 10 2021) – The Snack Shack, a new public, self-serve vending and seating space, has opened just south of the Bailey Terminal at Punta Gorda Airport. The Snack Shack offers fresh and frozen vending options for travelers including ice cream, traditional snacks, cold beverages, hot brewed coffee blends, hot chocolate and tea. Fresh options like sliced apples, string cheese, lunchables and avocado toast are also available. An onsite microwave is a convenient way to heat up hot pockets, sausage and egg biscuits, cheeseburgers, and chicken sandwiches stocked for [...]

Snack Shack Now Open!2021-02-10T14:35:22-05:00

Masks Required by Federal Law

2021-02-02T13:12:15-05:00

Mask Requirement Federal law requires wearing a mask at all times in and on the airport and failure to comply may result in removal and denial of re-entry. Refusing to wear a mask in or on the airport is a violation of federal law; individuals may be subject to penalties under federal law. Questions regarding the Security Directive should be directed to TSA at (866) 289-9673. TSA Security Directive 1542-21-01 exempts the following categories of persons from wearing masks: Children under the age of 2. People with disabilities who cannot wear a mask, or cannot safely [...]

Masks Required by Federal Law2021-02-02T13:12:15-05:00
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